October 26, 2017

顔面蒼白 Pale Face

顔面蒼白 (がんめんそうはく)

face becoming white or pale because of a sudden fear or shock

(ganmen (face) souhaku (pale, blue & white))
face becoming white or pale because of a sudden fear or shock

顔 kao, gan face
面 men face, surface
蒼 sou pale, blue
白 haku white

笑顔 e gao - smiling face (smiling) [B]
似顔 ni gao - portrait, likeness [I]
仮面 ka men - mask [B]
面白い omo shiroi - interesting [B]
白熊 shiro kuma - polar (white) bear [B]

The lizard is no match for the muscular bear...



gojira wa kuma no pu-san no kinniku wo mite, ganmensouhaku ni natta.
Upon seeing Winnie the Pooh's muscles, Godzilla's face paled.

  • ゴジラ gojira - Godzilla [The Japanese gojira comes from gorira (gorilla) and kujira (whale)]
  • 熊のプーさん kuma no pu-san - Winnie the Pooh
  • 筋肉 kin niku - muscles
  • 見て mite - see and... [from: 見る miru - to see]
  • になった ni natta - became [a form of なる naru to become]

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